MadSci Network: Environment & Ecology

Subject: Percentage of biomass made up by ants

Date: Fri Apr 27 11:01:13 2001
Posted by Stephen
Grade level: nonaligned School: None
City: Newcastle State/Province: Tyne & Wear Country: England
Area of science: Environment & Ecology
ID: 988383673.En

Is it true that a surprisingly large amount of the worlds biomass (as I 
understand it the weight of all living things) is made up with ants? I seem to 
remember 15%

Re: Percentage of biomass made up by ants

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